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Definitions of hood

  1. protective covering consisting of a hinged metal part that covers the engine
  2. metal covering leading to a vent that exhausts smoke or fumes
  3. cover with a hood; " The bandits were hooded"
  4. a headdress that protects the head and face
  5. the folding roof of a carriage
  6. protective covering consisting of a metal part that covers the engine; " there are powerful engines under the hoods of new cars"; " the mechanic removed the cowling in order to repair the plane's engine"
  7. State; condition.
  8. A covering or garment for the head or the head and shoulders, often attached to the body garment
  9. A soft covering for the head, worn by women, which leaves only the face exposed.
  10. A like appendage to a cloak or loose overcoat, that may be drawn up over the head at pleasure.
  11. An ornamental fold at the back of an academic gown or ecclesiastical vestment; as, a master's hood.
  12. A covering for a horse's head.
  13. A covering for a hawk's head and eyes. See Illust. of Falcon.
  14. Anything resembling a hood in form or use
  15. The top or head of a carriage.
  16. A chimney top, often contrived to secure a constant draught by turning with the wind.
  17. A projecting cover above a hearth, forming the upper part of the fireplace, and confining the smoke to the flue.
  18. The top of a pump.
  19. A covering for a mortar.
  20. A covering or porch for a companion hatch.
  21. The endmost plank of a strake which reaches the stem or stern.
  22. To cover with a hood; to furnish with a hood or hood- shaped appendage.
  23. To cover; to hide; to blind.
  24. The hood- shaped upper petal of some flowers, as of monkshood; - called also helmet.
  25. A soft wrapper or covering for the head; a head- covering attached to a monk's or woman's cloak; something resembling such a head- covering; a folding cover for a carriage; an ornamental fold hanging down the back denoting a university degree; a cowl.
  26. To cover or furnish with, or as with, a hood.
  27. A covering for the head: anything resembling a hood: an ornamental fold at the back of an academic gown.
  28. HOODED.
  29. Covering for the head, attached to a garment.
  30. To cover with a hood.
  31. Condition; state; as, childhood.
  32. To cover with a hood; hide.
  33. A covering for the head and back of the neck.
  34. A covering for the head; a cowl; anything to be drawn over the head to cover it; an ornamental fold at the back of a graduate to mark his degree; anything resembling a hood.
  35. To put a hood on; to cover; to blind.
  36. A covering for the head and shoulders, attached to a cloak or a monk's frock at the back of the collar; a covering drawn upon the head and wrapping round it, leaving the face only exposed; a covering for a hawk's head; an ornamental fold which hangs down the back of a graduate to mark his degree; in bot., a concave petal resembling a monk's hood.
  37. To dress or cover with a hood.
  38. A common postfix, denoting quality, state, condition, character, as manhood, priesthood.
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Usage examples for hood

  1. She wrapped herself from head to foot in a long white opera cloak, pulled the hood over her head, seized her gloves and fan and opened the door. – A Sweet Girl Graduate by Mrs. L.T. Meade
  2. A large scarlet cloak covered her white linen dress, and its hood was drawn partially over her head. – An Orkney Maid by Amelia Edith Huddleston Barr
  3. Robin Hood and his men! – Robin Hood by J. Walker McSpadden
  4. " Let us go over the points again," said Hood calmly. – The Madness of May by Meredith Nicholson
  5. That's what the wolf said to Little Red Riding- Hood, if I remember correctly. – Yollop by George Barr McCutcheon
  6. What have you in your pretty basket, little Red Riding- Hood? – Dramatic Reader for Lower Grades by Florence Holbrook
  7. Of course it was very nice to think of poor Red Riding Hood not being eaten up, if one could have managed to believe it. – Hoodie by Mary Louisa Stewart Molesworth
  8. He wrapped his cloak more closely about him and seated himself in his elegant carriage with the hood thrown back. – Virgin Soil by Ivan S. Turgenev
  9. " But it doesn't fit him," cried Hood impatiently. – The Wisdom of Father Brown by G. K. Chesterton
  10. I crawled into my sleeping- bag, made a hood of my Navajo blanket, and peeping from under it, watched the fire and the flickering shadows. – The Last of the Plainsmen by Zane Grey
  11. Penny lifted the hood to look at the motor. – Penny Nichols Finds a Clue by Joan Clark
  12. She was in her hood, and her face looked out of it like a flower. – Oddsfish! by Robert Hugh Benson
  13. It is a crimson hood, and I knew I was nice in it, from the look of Sir Lionel's eyes. – Set in Silver by Charles Norris Williamson and Alice Muriel Williamson
  14. The Hawk's men were at their quarters, and when Lieutenant Hood saw his prize slipping from his grasp his forward six- pounders began to speak. – Our War with Spain for Cuba's Freedom by Trumbull White
  15. A cloak was gathered tightly round her, showing nothing of her dress and little of her figure, and the hood of it was pulled so low down that little of her face was visible. – Princess Maritza by Percy Brebner
  16. That's why I came to- day instead of Mr. Hood. – Mary Wollaston by Henry Kitchell Webster
  17. He's pulled the wide collar up over his head like a hood!" – Ghost Beyond the Gate by Mildred A. Wirt
  18. " Perfectly, Lieutenant," responded a low voice, muffled under the hood. – Love Under Fire by Randall Parrish
  19. Captain Hood went on board the Admiral; at 3h. – Memoirs and Correspondence of Admiral Lord de Saumarez, Vol. I by Sir John Ross
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